1949 Chicago Bears season

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1949 Chicago Bears season
Head coach George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 9–3
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1948 1950 >

The 1949 Chicago Bears season was their 30th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a competitive 9–3 record under head coach George Halas, but the team finished in second place in the NFL Western Division for a third time missing out on a chance to add more league titles to their trophy case.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 25, 1949 at Green Bay Packers W 17–0
2 October 2, 1949 at Chicago Cardinals W 17–7
3 October 9, 1949 Los Angeles Rams L 31–16
4 October 16, 1949 Philadelphia Eagles W 38–21
5 October 23, 1949 at New York Giants L 35–28
6 October 30, 1949 at Los Angeles Rams L 27–24
7 November 6, 1949 Green Bay Packers W 24–3
8 November 13, 1949 Detroit Lions W 27–24
9 November 20, 1949 at Washington Redskins W 31–21
10 November 24, 1949 at Detroit Lions W 28–7
11 December 4, 1949 Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–21
12 December 11, 1949 Chicago Cardinals W 52–21

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 8 2 2 .800 6–1–1 360 239 W1
Chicago Bears 9 3 0 .750 6–2 332 218 W6
Chicago Cardinals 6 5 1 .545 4–3–1 360 301 L1
Detroit Lions 4 8 0 .333 2–6 237 259 W2
Green Bay Packers 2 10 0 .167 1–7 114 329 L6

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.